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Feb 20, 2013 2:35am EST
, government air strikes have reduced much of the place to rubble. as they have in the northern city of aleppo, where they were pulling more bodies from the wreckage. but all sides suffer in this war. we went to a wake for a beloved local politician in damascus. he was kidnapped and burned to death in his car by jihadist rebels who claimed credit on the internet we were told. there was almost nothing left of him, his brother told us. rebel mortar fire landed near assad's palace. that's a first. you look in the eyes of so many people, you see a different kind of wound, the fear is real. near of what tomorrow may bring to damascus. terry moran, abc news, damascus, syria. >>> former congressman jesse jackson jr. and his wife are due in court, expected to plead guilty to federal charges. he's accused of spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items, including a $40,000 gold rolex. his wife, a former chicago lawmaker, sandra jackson, is charged with filing false tax returns. >>> vice president biden tells americans they do not need assault weapons to scare off bad guys, just use a shotgun.
ABC
Feb 12, 2013 2:35am EST
party and food cities on the planet. >> they do it right. it is the best city for that. while this is cooking down, let's make a hurricane. >> i like that idea. >> here is a picture of hurricanes. about eight ounces of orange juice, eight ounces of pineapple juice, eight ounces of lemonade, and a little southern comfort. this is the bold, black cherry. >> that's a new flavor for me. >> eight ounces of that goes in. >> this is one of new orleans' signature drinks. >> and then i drizzle a little bit of grenadine in there. we always party responsibly, so i make an alcohol free version. so here's yours. >> test it out. >> here it is. >> carnival time does make one thirsty. [ speaking foreign language ] . >> let the good times roll. i miss it. >> once our sugar and butter kind of melted and everything else is in there, a little banana liquor. >> don't be stingy. >> the butter, the banana. >> it is the best dessert ever made. >> i love it. and about four bananas sliced up. that's going to cook up. and we have to cook it up with a little southern comfort. >> don't be stingy. that's g
ABC
Feb 11, 2013 3:00am PST
sighting of former los angeles officer christopher dorner led police to evacuate this lowe's in the city of north ridge on sunday. but still, there is no sign of the suspected killer. and police are banning together to offer an incentive. >> collectively, this group, led by my office, is posting a reward of $1 million for information that will lead to mr. dorner's capture. >> reporter: police say the reward is high because the stakes are so high. >> every day that dorner is loose, the likelihood of an attack on either a uniformed police officer or a family of a police officer is likely. >> reporter: police suspect the 33-year-old fugitive and a week-long reign of terror that left three people dead. in a lengthy online manifesto, dorner made claims against the lapd, saying it was corrupt and racist and vowed war against former colleagues and their families. the police chief said he is reopening the 2007 case that resulted in dorner being fired. but not to appease dorner. >> if there is anything to what he says or anything new he brings up in his manifesto, we'll deal with it and deal with
ABC
Feb 1, 2013 2:35am EST
into the streets. >> we need to work together to protect our greatest resource. the children of the city of chicago. >> we need to get murderers off the street. if they do it once they will do it again. >> the 15-year-old girl made the anti-gang video, when she was in the 6th grade. and urged kids in the video to say no to gangs and yes to a great future. imagine just at the inauguration, time of her life, young girl representing the president's city. and gunned down days later. an innocent bystander. gang members are going at it. chicago has had a bloody violent last few years. >> here we go again with the gun control debate. part and parcel. >> it is. you wonder. last two years in this country. 23,000, 24,000 people have been killed by guns. that is a lot. you are wondering is it getting attention because in light of newtown the media is covering it. 30 people killed today by guns in america. networks seem to be covering it more. which makes the problem look worse. the media covering it a little more. because of newtown. >> the problem has been there. it is getting coverage. opening up discussion
ABC
Feb 8, 2013 2:35am EST
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Feb 20, 2013 1:40am PST
explosion and fast-moving flames race through a popular kansas city district full of shops and restaurants. >> what investigators are finding this morning after a fire that burned for hours. it's wednesday, february 20th. >>> from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm diana perez. we'll get to the kansas city fire investigation in just a moment in our top story. >>> also this morning, the costly computer crimes costing the american economy hundreds of billions of dollars a year. the fingers are pointing at china, as the white house announces plans to fight the hackers. >>> and this is crazy. why hand sanitizer is being singled out in a fire that severely burned an 11-year-old girl. wait until you hear how something so common turned into something so hazardous. you think you're doing the right thing, killing the germs, all the dirt in our workplace and homes and something like that happens. that story is crazy. >> and where it happened is also crazy. >>> and later on, clyde davis, his tell-all book, his big secrets, and a singing star wh
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Feb 7, 2013 2:35am EST
nevada and the cascades. >> thirties from the twin cities to detroit. 70s in dallas and new orleans. >>> and a unique sort of retirement for a pretty unique player. 1500 packers' fans were in green bay yesterday to watch as packers' receiver donald driver calls it a career. even the governor was there declaring yesterday donald driver day. >> he spent his entire 14-year career with the packers. along the way, he won his season on abc's "dancing with the stars." he'll be guest hosting katie couric's talk show. >> i smell a nice, lucrative tv career. he missed only four games in a career that spanned 14 years. that's impressive. >> he was also the 7th round pick in 1999. >> that doesn't mean anything. not when you get tickets. it's what you do after. >> he said he didn't want to cry and he held it together. >> well earned, that's for sure. >>> coming up next, a love story that's gone on for 80 years. >> a long time. and a landmark decision behind the boy scouts and why there's a sudden delay. you're watching "world news now." my name is marjorie reyes, and i'm a chief warrant officer.
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 1:40am PST
. how you pitch it. >> there is a twist. a twist, especially in new york city, you were telling us about. we'll get to that later. later on. new jersey's governor pokes fun at himself on late night network tv. by chowing down on doughnuts. what was chris christie trying to prove? that is in "the skinny," also coming up. >> obviously his weight is a big issue, no pun intended. little fun. here all week. and glad you came back for a second day. didn't scare you off yesterday. >> no, you tried. you tried hard. >> tried my best. >> the pictures of me were awful. >> please. it was fun. >> it was good fun. i am happy to be back. got a little sleep. thank you, devon, for not crying until i had gotten four hours of sleep. instead of seven i was hoping for. it is great. happy to be back. he is awesome. >> excellent. nice. officially going to be indoctrinated into the overnight world today. because willis is back from his little vacation. >> yeah! i'm here! >> willis, quiet, subtle member of our staff. he always takes. a liking to the female co-anchors on the show. got a little freaky-deaky in him
ABC
Feb 12, 2013 1:40am PST
protecting cops. this man is a threat to every person in los angeles. >> reporter: a city in fear is fighting back, offering a $1 million reward for dorner's capture and conviction. police have received more than 700 tips, including one that led them to this lowe's sunday night. the shooting spree began about a week ago when monica kwan and her fiance were shot to death in a parking lot. an alleged execution by dorner, who was angry at her father. a former los angeles police captain. >> to have your family targeted because they're related to you? that is absolutely terrifying. >> reporter: abc news learned that a man claiming to be dorner has called kwan's father to taunt him, telling the grieving dad he should have done a better job protecting his daughter. police have vowed to catch dorner, but for now the city can only hope the shooting doesn't start again. pierre thomas, abc news, los angeles. >> here's the scary part of this story. there are still 50 police officers whose families are being guarded. their family as are being guarded. we are talking about a force, how big and the police o
ABC
Feb 14, 2013 1:40am PST
with the help of her 6-year-old son, and it sure has paid off as she hase welcome from new york city tammy austin. so pretty. >> thank you. [kiss] meredith: good to see you. all right, tammy, we discovered yesterday that your son is a fan of this show, he's been helping you prepare, that you are also a risk taker... >> apparently. meredith: not afraid to make some guesses. well, they certainly paid off. >> they did yesterday. meredith: but at what point do you think, "i probably won't be risky" at some point in this game? >> well...usually my line is that if it doesn't take a lot of preparation or endurance or training, i'll do it. meredith: uh-huh. >> i've been kind of training for this one by collecting useless knowledge for a long time. meredith: ha ha! >> we'll see, you know? it's ok. it's actually not useless anymore. meredith: and i know you can use the money. it's been flooding in your apartment recently, so... >> yes. we had 4 feet of water in my apartment yesterday. meredith: oh, my god. >> so i had no hot water this morning. so i'm here. it's a nice day to be on tv when you can't
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 2:35am EST
mother. abc's correspondent reports on the unfolding drama from midland city, alabama. >> reporter: after a week-long standoff a happy day in alabama where the little boy kidnapped from the school bus is safe. a new picture of 5-year-old ethan. >> i have been to the hospital. i have visited with ethan. he is doing fine. >> reporter: the suspect, 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes is dead. abc news has learned authorities were able to insert a high-tech camera into the bunker and monitor dykes' movements. when they be kale increasingly concerned he might act out they positioned the swat team near the entrance and used an explosive charge to get into the bunker and neutralize dykes. the s standoff began last tuesd when the suspect boarded a school bus and threatened the kids. dykes allegedly shot and killed the bus driver and kidnapped ethan. 5-year-old ethan believed to have autism was held captive in the underground bunker, 6 x 8 while police and swat teams above ground carefully negotiated through a ventilation pipe. dykes allowed what authorities called comfort item to be sent down the pipe, t
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Feb 21, 2013 2:35am EST
been recovered from the rubble of that restaurant explosion in kansas city. the blast injured 15 people, 6 of them are still in the hospital. and now there are questions about whether the area should have been evacuated earlier. workers in nearby buildings say they smelled gas hours before that explosion. >>> the center of the nation is being pounded by a winter storm this morning. warnings and advisories are posted from new mexico to wisconsin. here's sam champion with more. >> reporter: it start as a brutal wintery blast, covering california with wind, rain and snow. drivers unprepared for the messy conditions spun out, causing pileups. >> it's terrible, because they can't clean the roads and it will just get worse. >> reporter: and stranding hundreds of drivers, some for hours, after icy highways were shut down. >> we keep having people spin off the road. >> reporter: ice caused this bus to slide off the road, injuring four students and the driver. now the storm moves east. officials already helping disstressed drivers in wichita, kansas. in arizona, the pga suspended its championshi
ABC
Feb 22, 2013 2:35am EST
officials say they arrested the driver. it was an attack that shook this city to its core, as rebels in the suburbs showed they can stagger the place that is president bashar assad's strong holds. >> terry has done some remarkable reporting from over there. >> just to add to that piece, terry, after he was done there, he went to a military hospital where more than 70 people who were wounded were taken and there were incredible stories to tell there. there was a woman who was going to lose both of her legs. she was walking with her 4-month-old and she has no idea where her 4-month-old is. there's a lot of stories that unfortunately tonight we can't share with you, but terry is out there and doing incredible work and reporting and will continue to bring us these stories. >> 70,000 people estimated to have died in this conflict. >>> now to kansas. the kansas national guard has 12 teams patrolling three state highways in humvees to rescue motorists stranded. accidents like this one involving a transit bus in kansas city were common on the roads with whiteout conditions. dozens of drivers
ABC
Feb 27, 2013 1:40am PST
in a candle light vigil in new york city last night along with about 200 others. the shooting of the unarmed 17-year-old set off a national outcry over race issues and stand your ground laws. >> in case you're wondering where this stands legally, zimmerman will be back in court april 22 for a hearing related to that stand your ground law. they're calling it a mini trial, but that is the next step legally in all this. but obviously this was a huge story a year ago when it first broke. a lot of questions about police and the law, possible racial undercurrents. so on and so forth. so how all that plays out in this mini trial a few weeks, we shall see. >> the stand your ground law in florida, which there was a group that was put together to look at the law to see if any differences can be made. the group has since been disbanded and no changes made to the law. this is a strong law in florida. a lot of lawmakers are behind it. as far as zimmerman goes, there was questions when he was released last year whether or not he would flee and if he would leave florida. on cnn, they said yesterday they ha
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Feb 18, 2013 3:00am PST
report in a major south african newspaper. the respected "city press" says multiple police sources confirm a bloody cricket bat found in oscar pistorius' home after the valentine day shooting of his cover model girlfriend is a key piece of evidence. possibly used in an argument leading up to her fatal shooting. police officials refused to comment on the new claim. appearing just as pistorius' family has been coming to his defense. >> i can promise you with the knowledge i've got, he will come up right. >> reporter: his father is quoted as saying, he shot reeva steenkamp accidentally, mistaking her for an intruder. what do you do if somebody is in the house? he said, do you think it's one of your family? of course you don't. the victim's father also speaking out, offering surprising sympathy for a man he never even met, saying he must be going through things that we don't know about. there is no hatred in our hearts. and now controversy over the premiere of a reality show she had recently taped. a special tribute. but under fire for being insensitive, criticized for the use of her l
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Feb 4, 2013 2:30am EST
for the city that's hosted the most super bowls. both cities have done ten. so they're the most popular cities in the country for the big dance. >> and next year it's coming to this area. it will be in the meadowlands. >> that's right. >> it's going to be a lot of fun. and we have a lot of generators. so the power won't go out there. i can almost guarantee it. >> i don't like super bowls in cold weather. we'll see how that works out here next year. and our super bowl coverage does not end here. later this half hour, how super bowl commercials can improve an actor's career. also, we'll talk about our favorite ads from the night. so keep it on abc news all morning long. >>> and now moving on to breaking -- or rather hard news. doctors in great britain plan to update the condition of the pakistani schoolgirl shot by the taliban after two big operations. malala was shot by the taliban because she wanted an education. surgeons in birmingham reconstructed her skull and restored her hearing in what may be her final two operations. good to see that she's doing better. >> remarkable young lady. that's
ABC
Feb 22, 2013 2:35am EST
of the city, horror, carnage and chaos. citizens tried to douse fires and aid victims. we drove to the scene from across the city through traffic paralyzed by panic and arrived as bodies were still being pulled from the wreckage. this crowded traffic intersection in the heart of downtown damascus, a giant car bomb devastates this area, many casualties. this is designed to terrorize the people of damascus. what made it more heartbreaking, among the more than 50 killed, children. the whole scene stank of gasoline, charred cars and death. it could have been worse. what looked like a second car bomb that did not detonate was discovered at the scene and dismantled. syrian officials say they arrested the driver. it was an attack that shook this city to its core, as rebels in the suburbs showed they can stagger the place that is president bashar assad's strong holds. >> terry has done some remarkable reporting from over there. >> just to add to that piece, terry, after he was done there, he went to a military hospital where more than 70 people who were wounded were taken and there were incredible s
ABC
Feb 8, 2013 1:40am PST
in a century. the warnings could not be clearer. >> stay off the streets of our city. basically, stay home. >> reporter: a snowstorm that hit the great lakes with snow and ice is joining another storm in the south to form a monster nor'easter. as many as 23 million people are in the path. some coastal areas hit by hurricane sandy are in the bull's-eye of a prolonged storm. some of sandy's survivors still living in tents on new york's staten island will have to move. floods threaten the northeast shoreline for thousands of miles. it's a dreaded sense of deja vu. along the new jersey shore. >> i think i'm going to have to move my things upstairs and see what happens. >> in case it floods? yeah. >> reporter: salt truck and plow operators from pennsylvania to maine are ready for a long haul. >> it will probably be a long four days. you know? which is tough on anybody. >> reporter: fears of power outages sent people to the supermarkets to stock up. sales of generators are brisk, and travelers have been changing plans, rebooking flights to avoid agonizing airline delays. >> they relaxed their po
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 2:35am EST
for the victims of super storm sandy. it comes to us from union city, new jersey. >> that is where 9-year-old petey, a student at the st. francis academy grammar school. he wanted to help those hit hard by the storm, so he sold bracelets with the proceeds going to the victims. he turned over a dlek to the red cross yesterday for $3,335. he even dipped into his own allowance to help raise all that money. good going, petey. nice guy, good work, good cause. >> what a sweetie pie. >>> coming up, the 49ers player who admits he'll never forget sunday's super bowl loss. >> and getting rid of that baby weight after pregnancy. an expert trainer's advice that could keep expecting moms in the gym. you're watching "world news now." >>> skiing champion lindsey vaughn suffered a season ending injury in austria. vaughn landed on a jump hard, then took a tumble face first down the mountain. you could hear her screaming as she was sliding, and for good reason. she toughered two torn ligaments and a broken bone. she was treated for 12 minutes before she was flown to the hospital. she'll need surgery and co
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Feb 14, 2013 2:35am EST
a two-hour bus ride. so i think some of the city officials in mobile are like hey, take some of our hotels here and give them immediate relief and comfort by finding a holiday inn in mobile, by getting a shower, a hot meal, as opposed to getting off that ship funky, dirty, pissed off. i think the folks are like, we're a functioning city, come on. maybe things will change. >> and so they're getting their refund back, being offered another cruise and we'll give you $500 for their trouble. i'm thinking that's not enough. >>> breaking news now about south african olympian oscar pistorius. there are reports that he shot and killed his girlfriend after mistaking her for a burglar. it may have been a valentine's day surprise gone terribly wrong. pistorius was the first double amputee to run in the olympics and reach the semifinals at the games. >>> three men have been arrested in newark, new jersey after a horrifying attack on a helpless teenager. police tracked down the suspects after a youtube video of the vicious assault went viral. the teen was forced to strip naked and brutally beaten
ABC
Feb 26, 2013 2:35am EST
in life just for being honest. >> that's why this is our favorite story of the day. kansas city panhandler billy ray harris found a pricey ring in his donation cup. turned out sarah darling forgot her ring walls in her purse. ray immediately returned the ring. there are good people in the world. >> as a thank you, darling's fiance set up a website seeking donations for ray, and so far, get this, total strangers have donated more than $140,000. see, good deeds sometimes do get rewarded. he found a $100,000 ring and didn't run off to the pawnshop. gave it right back. and now has gotten more tharing. there's a lesson in that. >> god smiles on people like that. good for you. good for everybody involved. i can't imagine looking an engagement ring. >>> coming up next, exposing x rated secrets in a popular tourist destination. >>> and the flirtation behind the stage at the oscars involving veteran jack nicholson and the youthful and wonderful jennifer lawrence. you're watching "world news now." [♪...] >> i've been training all year for the big race in chicago, but i can only afford one trip. an
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Feb 22, 2013 1:40am PST
in the classroom with his pilot program called science genius. now launching in ten high schools in new york city. the goal of the experiment, improving student's science grades. >> the idea here is to take what they're looking for already, combine that with their culture, and introduce them to science, which is something that they're inherently good at and open up with possibilities. >> reporter: those possibilities expanding with the help of a celebrity partner. both were met with some skepticism and uncertainty from students. >> it clicked to me. because science and hip-hop combined, how does that work? >> reporter: well, it works with a regular lesson plan followed by a challenge like this. >> one bar based on one science topic. >> reporter: once a week. getting their first assignment, the students here at urban assembly class were on it. ♪ >> reporter: two unlikely elements fusing to create a new formula for success. >> i think it will inspire them to -- to focus on the details. >> it's going to be definitely easier for me to stay on top of my class. >> reporter: they hope to expand this p
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Feb 26, 2013 1:40am PST
different countries and cities around the world. all you have to do is go up to the atm and there's a simple message on the screen. it says get 100 euros or the equivalent of $130 without a card. it says you can get $131 but there's a catch, you have to share it. so it will respond. if you say do you want the money, you say yes, but only if you agree to share it. it says do you need any suggestions where you want to give your money to? you can hire a store retailer for the kids in your neighborhood, buy diapers for a pregnant woman. then the atm gives you the cash, free money. no obligation to actually do what you just agreed to do. but the good news is that there are people who actually went out and did it. the majority of the people who grabbed the money from the atm shared it with their fellow man. so there are good people in the world. >> this is in america or overseas? >> it's overseas. it hasn't happened in america yet. let's see if americans are as kind. free money goes right into the pocket. >> there are angels everywhere. this is a cool story, too. there's this guy, a dutch entrepre
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Feb 18, 2013 2:05am EST
storm. northern new england got the worst of it with some cities in maine battered by nearly a foot of blowing snow. cape cod was hit by 50-mile-an-hour winds and boston buried under a half foot. several inches fell on new york's long island. a brutal two weeks in this area of the country. and the blizzard-like conditions are lingering this morning, leaving behind some bitter cold air. >> meteorologist jim dicky is fracking the storm. >> good morning. the snowstorm is pulling away from maine but blizzard warnings will stay in effect until 4:00 p.m. in some cases. as we see blowing and drifting snow and it will still be dangerous out there. certainly cold here. across the northeast this morning, many spots in the single digits. down to 9 in syracuse. 12 in wuf low. and looking for the threat of severe weather in the lower mississippi valley. >>> and here's the rest of your monday forecast. storms will bring rain to memphis, little rock, new orleans and houston. rain changes over to snow in chicago this evening. blizzard conditions from the dakotas to northern michigan. rain and mount
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Feb 1, 2013 1:40am PST
at stake and both cities have something to offer. so we have a few possibilities right here. >> as i talk about it how about you munch on it. we have sourdough bread, not chicken, sourdough bread. thank you, we have the sourdough bread from san francisco. the most famous, sourdough bread in the u.s. a form of french bread uses bacteria instead of yeast. maybe not the most appetizing detail. it is interesting. and been in continuous production since 1849. not so famous as in san francisco, ghirardelli chocolate, found in 1862 by delmonico, ghirardelli, second oldest chocolate in the u.s., baker's chocolate. 1893. ghirardelli square in san francisco. >> delicious actually. >> very good. >> baltimore. a place where i lived. the mayor of baltimore's disclaimer, a good friend of mine, stephanie rollins blake, and crab cakes are the big thing there. associated with the chesapeake bay, maryland and baltimore. crab cakes are great. the boardwalk crab cakes, breaded, deep fried and filled with stuffing of various things served on a bun. now the restaurant, aka, gourmet crab cakes prepared with no
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Feb 19, 2013 1:40am PST
of president assad, becomes a city under siege. it is a dirty war, in a crucial country. just look at the map. the chaos engulfing syria threatens to spill over into iraq on one time, israel and lebanon on the other. a nightmare scenario for the u.s. the united nations now estimates that 70,000 people have been killed in the fighting, though no one really knows. a u.n. commission called for war crimes investigations of both sides. assad's government, which has sought to crush the rebellion, and the rebels, who are seen as warlords, gangsters, and religious fanatics who regularly post videos of beheadings and other atrocities on youtube. damascus is quiet. no one really walking around. 5 million people hunkered down as the terrible war that's tearing their country apart has arrived here. in fierce battles raging in the city's suburbs. syria's many minorities live in terror of jihadist takeover of their country. before we came here, we visited christian refugees from syria who fled to beirut. they said they were forced out of their villages by muslim fundamentalists, ethnically cleansed. they s
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Feb 21, 2013 1:40am PST
. above ground, a bustling city of 12 million. [ horn honking ] below ground, we discover a gleaming subway system, far quieter and cleaner than the subways of new york city. and there was something else very different. this says women only here. the back of the train reserved for women. beyond the trains, the traffic, everywhere you look there's something else on the move, the prices. skyrocketing inflation. their currency losing 80% of its value in just the last year. u.s.-led sanctions tying an economic noose around iran. >> i think it hurts the people. >> reporter: the iranian people. >> plus, i think, the normal people. >> reporter: the relationship between the u.s. and iran never recovered after those 444 days. americans held hostage as the world watched. right here in the heart of downtown tehran, what used to be the u.s. embassy of course, the infamous backdrop to the hostage crisis that began unfolding in '79, you can see the gates are still here, still closed decades later. and behind us here what used to be the seal. you can still faintly make out "united states of america
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Feb 4, 2013 2:05am EST
was the big star of the night. the city -- besides the outage did a great job. >> party central. >> i know they're on the street out in new orleans. enjoy the night in the morning, my friends. and our super bowl coverage does not end here. we'll have highlights of the halftime show where beyonce rocked it. and the best ads from the commercial breaks later this half hour. so keep it right here on abc news. >>> and before the game, president obama shared his thoughts about the risk of injuries for younger players. mr. obama tells cbs news that if he had a son interested in football he would think before letting him play, given what's known about head injuries. but the president told cbs that's for nfl players and it's a different matter for them, he said. >> these are grown men. they're well compensated. they know the risks that are involved. but as we start thinking about, you know, the pipeline, pop warner, high school, college, i want to make sure that we're doing everything we can to make the sport safer, and that means that the game probably going to evolve a little bit. >> the presiden
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Feb 4, 2013 3:00am PST
with them. she did announce that the city will hold a parade in honor of its team on tuesday. and wow. look at that. well deserved. but man, that's a lot of people. >> that's a good -- you can imagine folks are probably still up in baltimore carrying on, acting a fool. as they should. >> you don't think they're watching now? >> if they do, they won't remember it. >> i won't remember tonight. >> it was a good game. it was a good game. >> it was. it was great. >> and congrats to my favorite city, new orleans, always doing a good job in hosting. so enjoy, baltimore. and stay tuned for more from the super bowl, including some post-game analysis and the commercial that cbs did not want you to see. we'll have all the angles covered all morning long right here on abc news. >>> and now to breaking news from southern california, where there's been a deadly bus crash. at least eight people were killed when the bus hit a pickup truck and a car. the accident happened on a rural mountain roadside about 80 miles east of los angeles. dozens of people were treated at the scene or taken to a nearby hospital
ABC
Feb 7, 2013 1:40am PST
. >>> the northeast is bracing for what is likely to be a monster storm expected to leave some cities buried under two feet of snow. forecasters say it could be the worst snowstorm to hit the northeast since the powerful blizzards that paralyzed the area two winters ago. the heaviest snow moves in friday evening, with boston and coastal new england bearing the brunt of it. and the new york city area could also get a fair share of snow. and the storm is trouble for airline travelers and major hubs, including chicago. some airlines are already waiving rebooking fees from midwest and northeast flights. major delays and cancellations are expected to follow. and snow is coming down in chicago. freezing rain and sleet is expected throughout the morning. that means a very messy and treacherous commute for millions of people. as the storm intensifies, plows are also hitting the streets in madison, wisconsin. >> we can't complain too much. the last two winters have been fairly light by northeast terms. so we're kind of due for a messy one, and here it comes. >> it always happens in february. >> that's right. a
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 2:35am EST
refused to comment to abc news on the claims, one respected local newspaper, "city press," reports several police sources said that a bloody cricket bat will be a key piece of evidence, possibly used in a violent argument before the shooting. that steenkamp was wearing a nightgo nightgown, and she may have fled to the bathroom where she was shot three times through the door. oscar pistorius' hearing for his legal battle with a team of top attorneys -- a private funeral will be held for steenkamp in her hometown. >> at the moment it's family coming together. and the one person who would be the strongest who held us all together unfortunately is not here anymore, and that's my sister. >> reporter: bazi kanani, abc news, south africa. >> wow. some interesting new details emerging, as well in this. >> apparently according to a newspaper in south africa, pistorius had just applied for and was denied -- he applied for a firearm licenses for three shotguns, two revolvers and a rifle, so six more guns he wanted. and apparently he did have a permit for the pistol. but six more guns he wanted to get
ABC
Feb 18, 2013 2:30am EST
to start the process of collecting information from these cities and towns to tally up their storm cost. connecticut did ask for declared a federal disaster area and the president approved it, but now some communities are saying they need more money. >> i can imagine the cleanup bill after 40 inches of snow is pretty steep. >> some people are still digging out. >>> with that, let's check in with accuweather as the storm chills the northeast and another form threatens the middle of the country. >> meteorologist jim dicky has the very latest. good morning, jim. >> good morning. a cold morning on tap here across the northeast. many spots, teens and single digits. these are what you can expect this morning. 9 in syracuse. 12 in buffalo and pittsburgh. and pleasy as well when you factor in the winds. attention shifts to the midsection. severe weather late in eastern texas on into portions of mississippi here, southern arkansas. storms down strong with large hail and winds. this threatens blizzard conditions once again. rob and diana, back to you. >>> in florida, gusty winds are being blamed
ABC
Feb 15, 2013 2:35am EST
: one of the themes, this is lite brix. you can build a city and these l.e.d.s. there's something here for girls and it's sunset island. kits range from $19.99 up to $99.99. another big category, things that use apps. for example, the i-potty. >> it's about keeping the kid occupied. sometimes they have to sit there for a while. >> reporter: and it retails for? >> $39.99. >> reporter: something neat from fisher price. create and learn. this is where your ipad goes. you get a pack of alphabet cards. look what happens when you put them in the back. when you touch the apple, the apple does things. really great for kids. under $40, coming in august. this is digital dress barbie. so look at this, she has an l.e.d. dress. you can draw on the dress, bring up letters on the dress. you can play your favorite music and watch the colors on the dress. so this is coming out not until august and it's going to be under $50. he's sleeping right now, but i'm just going to wake him up. and now he's awake. he does a couple of neat tricks. zoomer, play dead. so zoomer is under $100 and he'll be available t
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 1:40am PST
spears is set to perform her own show in vegas. >> sin city. >> this is going to be huge. "extra" is reporting she's set to headline a new show in vegas. it's between two casinos. they haven't decided which one yet. ceasar's is kind of on the ballot. formal announcement within the next couple of weeks according to her manager. so this is definitely happening. just some background information on this woman who has had quite the comeback. she looks so incredibly hot these days. she's the top earning female artist in 2012. she ranked as the highest paid performer in 2012. she earned $58 million in 2011, $64 million in 2010. so in your face, critics. >> she is bankable. i'm sure it's a big contract. britney in fighting shape is a force to be reckoned with. don't let the crazy bald-headed thing fool you. britney is hot stuff. but they don't give those contracts to just anybody. they count on big stars packing that house day after day. >> and she will. >> she will, making big money. >> it's a nice place to land. >> not bad for a little girl from louisiana. keep doing your thing, britne
ABC
Feb 13, 2013 2:35am EST
weather. rain and mountain snow in the northwest. snow showers around fargo and the twin cities. morning rain from new orleans to the caroline aas and d.c. rain changing over from snow from philly to new york. >> forts from boston to baltimore. 50s from atlanta to dallas and 50s in the pacific northwest. >>> we know at least one thing for sure coming up with this next video. this is definitely not from your recent skiing vacation. check this guy out. he's a swedish skier taking part in a big mountain event in switzerland. >> it is definitely not me. everything is going fine until he triggers an avalanche. no problem. then he just pulls off a back flip as the snow encasing him down that mountain. he outruns it and safely finishes his trip to the bottom. >> wow! ride a wave, ride an avalanche. >> that was definitely not me. i don't so much ski as i make it down the mountain without dying. that dude has actual skill, not to mention bravery. >> i don't get off of the bunny hill. that's the furthest it will go. and i bust by butt every time. >> i'm still bruised, are you kidding me? it is bru
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